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Wickerwood


Wickerwork and weaving find their fullest expression here at the CFOC, where we craft astonishing combinations and incredibly detailed creations. Whether we're making objects or furniture pieces, every items is crafted with passion for a job well done.

Traditional Basketery
Exotic Natural Materials

Intricate and fascinating, the art of basketry involves a lengthy production process that begins with harvesting and ends with weaving

Much like the grapes that produce a great vintage, the natural palm, rattan, seagrass or bamboo fibres are affected by the vagaries of the weather, especially in monsoon season, when it is impossible to work with the fibres.The strands are carefully selected by our local artisans before being dried and woven using traditional techniques.

These include coiled basketry, a technique dating back 10,000 years, plaited basketry, which uses multiple crisscrossing flexible strands, and a technique that involves using steam to bend rattan (a type of climbing palm) and then binding the joints.